COMMUNITY CALENDAR 05/20/11

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FISH FRY &
TENDERLOIN DINNER
When: Saturday, May 21
4:30 – 7:00pm
Where: Bethany Lutheran
2435 Engle Rd.
Cost: Adults $8
Kids (5-12) $5
Add’l details: All you can eat
Take out available

SYMPHONY & CHOIR PERFORMANCE
Who: Ft. Wayne Youth Symphony/ Ft. Wayne Children’s Choir
When: Sunday, May 22
3pm
Where: Foellinger Theatre
Cost: Free
Info: These stellar groups are getting together to give their audience an afternoon of spectacular musical entertainment
Contact: 427-6000

WAYNEDALE COMMUNITY MEETING
When: Thursday, June 16
6-8pm
Where: Training Center
Behind fire station
on Old Trail Rd.
Contact: Questions call Tabitha
260-420-2427

GARAGE SALE
Who: Bishop Luers H.S.
When: Saturday, June 4
8 – 1pm
Bag Sale starts at 12:00pm
Where: 333 E. Paulding Rd.
Info: Donations for the Luers Loot can be brought to the Wrestling Room on June 1-2 from 8 – 3pm
Contact: Monica
456-1261 x 3008

5K/2K WALK FOR THE WETLANDS
Who: Presented by Brooks Construction
When: Saturday, June 11
8:30am – 11am
Where: 6801 Engle Road
Cost: Register to walk for $25 donation per adult
$10 for ages 7-18, under 6 free
Contact: 260-478-2515
www.lrwp.org/walk

ANNUAL BICYCLE AUCTION
Who: Fort Wayne
Police Department
When: Saturday, June 4
Preview and Registration 7:00 am
Bidding to begin at 9:00 am for Bicycles
Bidding to begin at noon for other items
Where: 1903 St. Mary’s Ave.
Info: Lots of other items to bid on also!
Payment must be in the form of cash or pre-approved personal check
Contact: 260 427-2034

GERMANFEST OPENING CONCERT & HEIMATABEND
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
When: Sunday, June 5
4:30pm
Where: 3355 Elmhurst Drive
Cost: The concert is free
Dinner $10
Contact: Carol
(260) 459-2225

GARAGE SALE
Who:Belle Vista/Allendale Assoc
When: Friday and Saturday
June 3 & 4
9am – 5pm
Where: Waynedale area
South off Bluffton Rd. to Old Trail Rd., Right on Bella Vista Blvd

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE!
Who: Host VFW Post 1421
When: Monday, May 30
9am
Where: Begins at Waynedale Methodist Church
Info: Come enjoy the festivities!
Free hot dogs & chili at Post 241 after parade

HONOR THE SPECIAL VETERAN IN YOUR LIFE!
Who:
Korean War Veterans Assn
Info: Memorial Day & Fathers Day honor a veteran in your life with a brick engraved with his name and placed on O’ Day Rd.
Contact: Ron Barnhart
260-493-7569

ZUMBATHON
FOR A CAUSE
Who: TumbleX
When: Saturday, May 21
1pm – 3pm
Where:
4012 Lower Huntington Rd.
Cost: $10
Info: Fundraising support for women’s breast cancer

FLEA MARKET
Who:
American Legion Post 241
When: Saturday, May 21
8am – 4pm
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Cost: $10, $5 space $5 table
Info: Come out and support Women’s Aux.
In support of other charities
Contact: Diana
432-6369 or 747-6773

BALLET ACADEMY SHOWCASE
Who:
Fort Wayne Ballet Academy
When: Thursday, May 26
Primary & Beginners 6pm
Secondary & Upper Levels 8pm
Where: Arts United Center
Cost: Free
Info: Join us for this delightful evening of dance by some of Fort Wayne’s up and coming young dancers, a family event for the young and young at heart!
Contact: Michele at 484-9646

NELSON’S
PORT-A-PIT BBQ
Who:
Allen County 4-H Clubs Inc.
When: Saturday, May 21
10am – 2pm
Where: Georgetown Square
East State Blvd.
Cost: Chicken Halves $6
Ribs $9
Pit-Potatoes $3
Info: Fundraiser for Allen County 4-H Clubs
Contact: 481-6826

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Who: Mt. Calvary Lutheran
When: Saturday, May 21
10am – 12pm
Cost: None
Info: All women are invited to continental breakfast & encouragement by speaker Heidi Floyd, breast cancer survivor
Door Prizes too!
Seating is limited
Contact: Peggy at 413-4756
Judy at 597-7275

ME-‘N-U COMMUNITY MEALS
Who: Aldersgate
When: Every Thursday
6pm to 7 pm
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
Phone: 432-1524

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10am – 4pm
Where: Drop off
3636 Illinois Rd.
Info: Bring in bed linens, extra blankets and towels and miscellaneous kitchen items
Also accepting furniture and goods
Contact: 260-471-5802 ext 5

MORNING WALKING/WELLNESS PROGRAM
Who: ASH Centre
When: Monday – Friday
8am to 10am
Where: 1701 Freeman St.
Info: Coffee, tea, snacks available

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER
SUPPORT GROUP
Who:
Alzheimer’s Association
When: 1st Thursday of month
Time: 10am
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note:  Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSN.
Who: The Korean War Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly meeting
2nd Sat.
10am
Where: VFW Post 857
2202 West Main St.
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River Wetlands Project
What:
Eagle Marsh morning hikes
Where: Eagle Marsh
At the barn off Engle Road
When: Tuesdays
9-11am
Be sure to dress for the weather and wear tall waterproof boots

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where:
Renaissance Restaurant
Tillman Road
When: Tuesdays
7am
For more information:
Ron Perkins
747-6186

BAERFIELD TOASTMASTERS
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Rd.
When: Tuesdays at 6pm
If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings, this is the place to begin

SOUTHMOOR SINGERS
What: Looking for singers to join our ladies choir
When: Practice 9-11am Tuesdays
Come join us!
We are a group of ladies who love to sing and share the gift of music with others
Contact: Call 447-0339 or
744-5034 for more information

MEMORIAL BRICKS
Where: War Memorial Shrine
2122 O’Day Road
Make every day a “Memorial Day” by placing a brick of honor on the Korean War Veterans Association’s beautiful walkway
For more information:
Ron Barnhardt
493-7569

BEGINNING THE JOURNEY
Who: Alzheimer’s Assoc.
What: Seminar for families who suspect memory loss or have recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease
For more information or to register call 1-800-272-3900

NEW HORIZONS BAND
What: Invitation for you to come blow your horn
If you do not have a horn but want to play one, they will help you
Where: Crescent Avenue Methodist Church
Who: Directing the band is retired music instructor John Morse
Morse directed programs at Elmhurst HS
He also served as third French Horn with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic
The Fort Wayne band meets twice a week
The New Horizons band is open to any adult who wants to make music.
If you’ve never played an instrument before but want to, New Horizons will teach you.
Contact: Dave Held
744-6084

GOLDEN KIWANIS
Meet Thursdays
11:30am
Atz’s
Ice Cream Shoppe
Tillman Road

DEPRESSION
SUPPORT MEETS
When: 2nd and 4th Thursday
6pm
Where:
Hope Missionary Church
429 E. Dustman Rd.
Bluffton
What: Open to anyone suffering with depression, bi-polar, anxiety, or has a friend or loved one who does
Cost: Free
Donations accepted
824-1844 or 694-6371
for more information

WALKERS WELCOME!
Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
1819 Reservation Drive
Family Life Center
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
8am
Mrs. Betty Rekeweg checks your blood pressure before & after walking, if desired
A five-minute devotion is provided prior to the start of the program after which a person can walk as long as they desire.

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: Group meets the first Monday of each month at 7pm
Where: Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: 637-3820 for info.
SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
What: Pro Troops Rally
Where: Across from the Allen County Courthouse
When:
First Saturday
of every month
12pm to 1pm
This event is to let our troops know that we haven’t forgotten about them
Please bring flags and signs
For more information:
Rex Mercer
260-609-3461

QUIET WARRIORS
CHAPTER MEETING
Who: Quiet Warriors Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Road
When: 1st Sat. of month
8am
For more information:
747-0601

FORT WAYNE
WRITERS FORUM
What:
Talkabouts, prose & poetry
Where: Towne House
2209 St. Joe Road
When: First Tuesday of month
7pm
For more information:
486-3912

EUCHRE
When: Tuesday’s
7pm
Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Fraternal
Order Of Eagles 248

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of the month
5pm – 7pm
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677
Jim Shearer

TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Second and Fourth
Sunday of the month
12:30pm until close
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677
Jim Shearer

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
9am – 10am
Where: Chik-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
Contact: Camille
260-415-7741

FISH FRIES
Who: Fort Wayne Maennerchor/Damenchor
When: Second Friday of Every Month
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Park Edelweiss
3355 Elmhurst Dr.
Cost: Dinner – $8
Children 12 and under – $5
Contact: Carol
260-459-2225

MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When:
First Thursday of each month
Where: Community Center
233 W. Main Street
Info: Teens, LISTEN up!
Contact: Donna
260-409-9886

SOUTHWEST WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tuesday of month
4pm – 6pm
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202

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